The American Immigrant Wall of Honor - Jersey City, NJ
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N 40° 41.933 W 074° 02.314
18T E 581225 N 4505775
Quick Description: A large memorial to over 500,000 names of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island and those who served in the armed forces for the United States.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 11/2/2017 5:04:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMWZ53
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Long Description:
The plaque says: The American Immigrant Wall of Honor celebrates the peopling of America.

The names of individuals and families are inscribed on the wall for posterity as gifts of remembrance through donations made to restore and maintain Ellis Island.

The circular wall containers over 500,000 names.
It mesures 262 feet across and 664 feet in length.
The strait wall contains 56,000 names and is 213 feet in length.

There are three separate alphabetical listings:
those names registered before 1993, on panels 7-484,
those names registered between 1993 and 1995, on panels 485-579
and those names registered between 1995 and 1998, on panels 581-650.

You can find individual entires and their exact panel locations
in a computerized register located in the museum"
Admission Prices:
Free


Time Required for Full Experience: Under 1 hour

Hours of Operation: Not listed

Hall of Fame website URL: Not listed

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